Opposition veteran Sin Kek Tong died on Monday evening (Feb 27) at the age of 72.
Mr Sin was the founder of the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) back in 1994. The former SPP chairman first introduced Mr Chiam See Tong to SPP when the latter left the Singapore Democratic Party in 1993.
Mr Sin last contested the 2011 Singapore General Elections, where he ran against People’s Action Party candidate Dr Amy Khor for the seat in Hong Kah North Single-Member Constituency and lost.
The funeral procession will take place at 10am on Friday.